Saturday, November 29, 2014

A new method .... Santa in Encaustic

Santa (encaustic) 7 x 8 inches
Encaustic is the painting method using hot wax plus pigment
This is a new method and medium for me ...but it's major fun!

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Little Quackers

Little Quackers
For Sale at Daily Paintworks

Saturday, November 8, 2014


8 x 10 inch pastel on board
Antique postcard paper in background

Sunday, November 2, 2014

Ballet Slippers


This is a pastel painted on handmade paper covered with 
pastel pumice gel.  Unique effect that I enjoyed so much!
I will try this again.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Hound Dog

Hound Dog
9 x 12 inch pastel on Uart paper
For Sale at Daily Paintworks

Wednesday, October 22, 2014


A dog portrait/commission
9 x 12 inch pastel on paper

Friday, October 17, 2014

PASTEL JOURNAL'S Pastel 100 Competition Winner

I am thrilled to announce that my painting, Boston Strong, was named one of the Pastel Journal's Pastel 100 competition winners.  The painting placed in the Wildlife and Animal category.  The painting and an article about me will be in the April 2015 Pastel Journal special competition winner magazine.  An exciting boost to my confidence!